Berxwedana 33 Salan-Dayika Berfo/ 33 Years of Resistance of Berfo Ana| 51mins
Director: Veysi Altay | Producer: Veysi Altay
Focus Years: 2013 | Country: Turkey
On September 12, in 1980 a military coup happened in Turkey. Lots of people were detained or disappeared; some were questioned under torture, some hanged, some massacred in acid wells being thrown from helicopters. One of those disappeared was Cemil KÄ±rbayÄ±r.
Cemilâ€™s mother, Berfo KÄ±rbayÄ±r, for 33 years, has resorted to each and every authority and institution in order to call the responsible ones to account for her sonâ€™s disappearance. However, her endeavors did not work out. In 2011, a committee constructed by the parliament, recognized the fact that Cemil had been killed under torture during his detention. But they have never given any information on the whereabouts of his corpse.
The documentary digs into Cemilâ€™s detention and disappearance and follow Mother Berfo, who for 33 years has struggled to find her son.